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Google Android Vulnerability: CVE-2015-6640

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The prctl_set_vma_anon_name function in kernel/sys.c in Android before 5.1.1 LMY49F and 6.0 before 2016-01-01 does not ensure that only one vma is accessed in a certain update action, which allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (vma list corruption) via a crafted application, aka internal bug 20017123.

Solution(s)

  • google-android-upgrade-latest

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